Mammography Cutoffs Should Be Based on Individual Health History
Researchers conducting the largest study to date on screening mammography outcomes have found no evidence to support stopping mammography screenings at a certain age. The findings were presented at the 2016 Radiological Society of North America annual meeting.
PCORI to Study Breast Cancer Recurrence Screening
FDA Recommends Against Ovarian Cancer Screening Tests
Final Recommendation Statement Screening for Colorectal Cancer
USPSTF Releases Updated Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines
CDC Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Speaks on Women’s Cancer Screenings
Imaging Tests Are Overused in Early-Stage Breast Cancer
Online Tool Helps Women With Mammogram Decisions
Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines Make the News Again
There are numerous activities to promote breast cancer awareness. My youngest daughter, Elaine, is a nursing student who also swims for the Saint Louis University Billikens. During October, the entire team, men and women donned pink caps and shirts instead of their typical bright blue to promote awareness about breast cancer. The team was unified on this one, and I have no doubt it made people stop and think. Anything that makes people think about the early detection of breast cancer is a good thing.